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Citrus Heights News Briefs: liquor store burglaries, rare disease, K-9, obituaries

Latest local news briefs include a pair of liquor stores on Greenback Lane being burglarized early Wednesday morning, obituaries of five residents who passed away in March, a Citrus Heights resident chiming in on recent arrests, and news coverage of a rare bacterial disease found in a local woman’s pet.

Two liquor stores on Greenback Lane burglarized on same night
CBS 13 reported Wednesday that two Citrus Heights liquor stores were burglarized on March 20, with windows smashed and items taken from the stores. (See CBS 13 story)

Citrus Heights woman’s dog infected with rare bacterial disease
Pet owners are being warned after a local woman’s dog was infected with Leptospirosis, which can spread from animals to humans and is found in standing water. (See full CBS 13 report)

CHPD K-9 unit assists with suspect search in Roseville
The Sacramento Bee reported Tuesday that Citrus Heights police assisted a search for a suspect with at least one K-9 unit in Roseville on March 19. The suspect reportedly assaulted an officer after a minor traffic collision in the South Cirby area. (See full story)

Citrus Heights resident says Sac PD was justified in arrests
In a letter to the editor of the Sacramento Bee, Citrus Heights resident Bill Jurkovich defended police actions in a response to a March 7 article in The Bee about Sacramento police arresting 84 protesters. (Read letter)

Local obituaries:
Recent obituaries of Citrus Heights residents and former residents include: Charles Rodney Lott (1937-2019), Gracie “Erelene” Davis (1932-2019), Robert William Giltner (1947-2019), Harold Lawrence Peters (1923-2019), Betty Lou Poole (1937-2019). Full obituaries can be viewed by clicking each name.

*News briefs are published each week in The Sentinel’s Weekend e-Edition and include a roundup of stories and articles about Citrus Heights that were published over the past week from news sources around the region.

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